Flora Gray (1896 - 1973)

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Flora Gray
1896 - 1973
updated February 06, 2019
Flora Gray was born on December 3, 1896. She died in February 1973 at 76 years of age. We know that Flora Gray had been residing in Akron, Summit County, Ohio 44306.


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Flora Gray died in February 1973 at 76 years of age. She was born on December 3, 1896. We have no information about Flora's immediate family. We know that Flora Gray had been residing in Akron, Summit County, Ohio 44306.
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1896 - 1973 World Events

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In 1896, in the year that Flora Gray was born, on January 28th, the first ticket for speeding - called "furious driving" - was issued. Walter Arnold of Kent England was fined 1 shilling plus costs - for going 8 mph. The speed limit was 2 mph.

In 1902, when she was only 6 years old, about 150 thousand United Mine Workers went on strike in eastern Pennsylvania for a wage increase and more suitable hours. They eventually got a 10% raise and their workday was reduced from 10 hours to 9. Because winter was coming and most people at the time heated their homes with coal, President Teddy Roosevelt arbitrated between the owners and the workers - the first time that the Federal government arbitrated in a strike.

In 1937, Flora was 41 years old when on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

In 1960, by the time she was 64 years old, on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

In 1973, in the year of Flora Gray's passing, on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

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Flora M. (Pinckney) Gray
Born: around 1950
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Flora M Gray
Jun 29, 1928 - Oct 28, 2000
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Flora B Gray
Jul 14, 1906 - Oct 16, 1994
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Flora F Gray
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Jan 6, 1893 - August 1980
Saint Petersburg, Florida
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Feb 20, 1914 - Dec 13, 1967
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Aug 29, 1885 - July 1972
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Mar 2, 1913 - January 1968
Eskyn Gray
Aug 3, 1918 - February 1982
Erie, Michigan
Dwight Gray
May 5, 1906 - October 1964
Horace W Gray
Aug 27, 1895 - Aug 29, 1988
Saint Joseph, MI
Anna Gray
Aug 13, 1878 - September 1971
Toledo, Ohio
Vinnie Gray
Sep 4, 1883 - September 1965
Hazel Gray
Nov 10, 1909 - Dec 10, 2009
Petersburg, MI
Cora M Gray
May 11, 1896 - March 1990
Ellsworth C Gray
Jun 18, 1912 - Feb 11, 1993
Lima, OH
Catherine Jane Gray
Nov 18, 1917 - Sep 5, 2008
Toledo, Ohio
Vance J Gray
Sep 2, 1911 - Oct 27, 1993
Rosa Gray
Sep 1, 1918 - December 1981
Toledo, Ohio
Vera Gray
Jun 26, 1913 - July 1981
Orlando Gray
Jul 14, 1892 - December 1967
Toledo, Ohio
Mildred Gray
Nov 9, 1900 - November 1976
Toledo, Ohio
Irene A Gray
Jun 3, 1910 - Jun 19, 2006
Toledo, OH
Marjorie J Gray
Jul 16, 1919 - Apr 25, 2006
Sylvania, OH

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